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Multiple Sclerosis Nursing

MS specialist practitioners;

  • Support people with a confirmed diagnosis of MS, registered with GPs in the SW Surrey area
  • Support people with MS from diagnosis throughout their journey with the condition
  • Provide information, education & support at the time of diagnosis
  • Provide information, education & assist with decision making process where disease modifying treatments are indicated
  • Proactively review people with MS at agreed intervals, working with them to agree onward actions or goals at the end of each appointment
  • Refer people with MS on to the appropriate members of the health & social care teams as agreed
  • Provide information & support regarding symptom management and where medication is indicated liaising with Neurologist, Rehab Consultant &/or GP
  • Provide information, education and support to carers and family members supporting the person with MS
  • Provide information, education, support for professionals supporting people with MS

Your first appointment

The MS Specialist will introduce their self and their role and will find out from you:

  • History of your MS i.e. events leading to diagnosis and events since then
  • Your past medical history and social situation
  • Your current understanding of MS
  • Your current concerns and priorities
  • Agree with you any actions and outcomes
  • Agree when and where you will next be seen